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Arizona State is a great place to study the horn!

  • Horn StudioStudy with an experienced performer and teacher with over 25 years of experience
  • Weekly studio classes, performance classes, horn ensemble, frequent guest artists
  • Affordable program with solid scholarship support available at all levels; you likely can graduate from ASU with minimal debt
  • TA positions regularly open for new MM or DMA students
  • Great facilities and ensembles, located in a large metropolitan area with many opportunities for motivated students
  • And, for undergrad Music Education majors, there is no marching band requirement at Arizona State

Student Successes--performing. In addition to students playing extra regularly with the leading orchestras in Arizona, The Phoenix Symphony and The Tucson Symphony, graduates in the past 20 years have won auditions for performing positions groups including:

  • The Amarillo Symphony
  • The Arizona Opera Orchestra
  • Central Band of the Royal Air Force
  • Midland-Odessa Symphony
  • Musica Nova Orchestra
  • Navy Band Southwest
  • The Phoenix Opera
  • Symphony Southwest
  • The Tainan Symphony Orchestra
  • USAF Heritage of America Band
  • The West Valley Symphony
  • The Wichita Symphony

Student Successes--teaching. In addition to dozens of K-12 music educators, ASU horn graduates have won positions with organizations including:

  • Arkansas State University
  • Arizona School for the Arts
  • Arizona State University (West Campus)
  • Boise State University
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Colorado State University
  • Glendale Community College
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Interlochen Arts Academy
  • Mesa Community College
  • Montana State University
  • National Tainan University
  • Paradise Valley Community College
  • Phoenix College
  • Rosie’s House, A Music Academy for Children
  • Texas Wesleyan University
  • Universidad de las Artes, Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • Washburn University
  • Western Washington University

A Few ASU Horn Graduates, with links:

NOTE: See also the articles "Thoughts on choosing a school for advanced horn study" and "Thinking About Horn Study Next Year?" in Horn Matters.

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School of Music, Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ 85287-0405
Phone: (480) 965-4152
Dept. Fax: (480) 965-2659.
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